Contact CIPMO

Contact Us

Email address: ci@arts.nsw.gov.au
Phone:  02 8289 6588
Address:
Level 3, 320 Pitt Street, Sydney
GPO Box 39, Sydney  NSW 2001

The Cultural Infrastructure Program Management Office (CIPMO) has six teams delivering the State’s first Cultural Infrastructure Strategy.

Craig Limkin
Executive Director, CIPMO

Craig is an influential leader and people developer with over 15 years of experience in large scale and complex organisations. Craig’s experience includes both public and private sector experience. With a demonstrated track record of leading fiscal and capital complex transactions and major project delivery. Craig’s success is built through focusing on customer service, relationship management and staff development. Craig has overseen the development, implementation and continual review policies, procedures and practices that drive a customer-focused approach in major organisations.

 

Alex Bowen
Director, Statewide Strategy & Planning

Alex’s experience in the arts and cultural sector as a senior executive, spans the three tiers of Government, including State and Federal funding bodies, regional galleries, contemporary art spaces, festivals, as an educator and practitioner. Alex’s specialises in executive management, cultural infrastructure development, business modelling and creative problem solving.  Most recently Alex headed up the Creative City department at the City of Sydney which included the City’s major events, Sydney New Year’s Eve through to a network of nine libraries, cultural funding and advice, creative placemaking, business development and cultural infrastructure.

 

Michael Parry
Director, Special Projects

Michael is currently on secondment from the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences. Michael was previously the Director, New Museum for the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences, Sydney. Previously, Michael was Director, Programs & Engagement at MAAS, responsible for the Museum’s public facing activities including programs, education, on-line and commercial activities. Prior to his time with MAAS, Michael was Deputy Director at the Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) in Melbourne, Australia. His career has spanned public and private enterprise, leading diverse projects across organisation change, exhibition and program design and digital media working for a variety of cultural institutions across Australia and North America.

 

Kate Murray
Director Capital Infrastructure, Sydney

Kate has worked across the cultural and economic sectors for more than two decades. Her experience spans festivals and events, funding, government and the private sector. Her most recent positions at the City of Sydney included implementing the City’s Economic Development Strategy, international engagement and coordinating the development and implementation of the Creative City Cultural Strategy. Kate is a creative problem solver with extensive experience in delivering major infrastructure, cultural and economic initiatives, and change management.

 

Catherine Bass-Kendzy
Director, Priority Projects and Regions

Catherine is an experienced professional with a demonstrated history working in state government agencies and industry across a range of functions with a focus on program management and governance, process assurance and evaluation.

 

Julia Pucci
Director, Cultural Infrastructure Delivery (Western Sydney)

Julia has over 25 years’ experience in complex transactions and project management.  Julia has worked in the cultural infrastructure space for the past 15 years, most recently as Project Director for the Sydney Theatre Company’s Wharf Renewal Project (now part of the Walsh Bay Arts & Cultural Precinct) and prior to that at the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority in Hong Kong and Sydney Opera House, where she was Director, Venue Partners & Safety.    Mid way through her career Julia completed a Masters of Arts Administration at the College of Fine Arts (UNSW) as a transition from a former life as a banking and finance lawyer, working in the private sector in Sydney, New York and London and as corporate counsel for a publicly listed Company.

 

Suzy Randjelovic
Senior Manager, Strategic Communications CIPMO

Prior to joining the Department, Suzy was the Associate Director of the Committee for Economic Development Australia managing the public policy programming for NSW/ACT branch. During her time working in London, UK, Suzy was Head of Events for the University of the Arts London responsible for the strategic planning and delivery of a high-profile events program. Suzy’s 17-year communications experience spans roles in public policy programming, events management, stakeholder engagement and sponsorship.

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